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Ortom Confirms Receipt of N14.9b Paris Club Refund

1 day ago /
Nation 

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday confirmed receipt of n14.9 billion final tranche of the Paris club refund from the federal government.

 

Advises Flood Prone Communities To Relocate

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigerians living in flood prone communities have been advised to relocate to safer places as the federal government monitors the continued rise in the water levels along the river Niger and Benue.

Benue Set To Tackle Post Harvest Losses

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Benue state government in collaboration with experts in the agriculture sector in west and central Africa have vowed to tackle post-harvest losses which account for the alarming rate of food shortages in Nigeria.

NEMA Inaugurates Emergency Operation Centres

4 days ago /
Nation 

The national emergency management agency has inaugurated five emergency operation centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search and rescue operations as well as humanitarian support in the twelve (12) states worst affected by flooding.

Adamawa State Raises Alarm As Lagdo Dam Is Set To Open Floodgates

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Adamawa state  government has called for the federal government's immediate intervention over the lateness of flood alert usually issued by the Lagdo dam authorities in the Cameroon republic.

Benue Government Slams Akume Over Comments

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Government has described the recent  “unsubstantiated allegation” against the person and administration of Governor Samuel Ortom, credited to the APC leader in the State Senator George Akume as part of a failed plot to bring  their discredited party back to life.

Flood: NEMA Puts Army On Red Alert

5 days ago /
Nation 

The disaster response unit in the armed forces has been placed on red alert by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to mitigate imminent flood disaster in the country.

FG To Declare National Disaster Over Flooding

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a “national disaster’’ in the event that anticipated flooding turns a reality in parts of the country.

Ortom Swears In Acting Chairman For Ogbadibo LGC

1 week ago /
Nation 

Joseph Okpeh was on Thursday sworn in as acting chairman of Ogbadibo local government council by the Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom.

Benue Assembly Suspends Three Local Government Chairmen For Alleged Misappropriation

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Benue state House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended three local government chairmen for alleged misconduct, financial misappropriation and offences contrary to the local government law.

Ortom Sacks Exams Board Boss

1 week ago /
Nation 

Governor Samuel Ortom  Of Benue State terminated the appointment of the  executive secretary of the Benue State Examinations Board, Uchi Andrew  Torhile.

Ortom Sympathizes With Gas Explosion Victims

1 week ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has sympathized with the government and people of Nasarawa State, particularly families of victims of the gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia.

Benue Govt Slams Sen. Akume, Says He Lacks Powers To Unseat Gov. Ortom

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Benue state government says it finds disturbing recent derogatory statements credited to the senator representing Benue North West senatorial district George Akume, allegedly vowing to unseat the state governor Samuel Ortom.

FG Issues Flood Alert

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA and the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, say 12 states in the frontlines of rivers Niger and Benue will experience heavy floods in the next three weeks of constant rainfall.

Flood Ravages Lagos, Calabar

1 week ago /
Nation 

It has been raining all day across the country with flooding particularly in coastal region of Lagos and Cross River states, while in Kogi state it is a different dimension.

Ortom Appoints First Female Head Of Service

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has appointed Mrs Veronica Onyeke as the new head of the state civil service.

Flood Sacks Over 150 Households, 64 Villages In Kogi

2 weeks ago /
Environment 

More than One Hundred and Fifty households in Sixty Four villages have been trapped by the recent flooding in Kogi state caused by the overflow of the banks of the Niger and Benue rivers.

Benue Residents Shun Flood Warning

2 weeks ago /
Environment 

Most Residents living along the Riverine Area of Makurdi, Benue State's Capital have ignored the warning of State Emergency Authorities on impending Flood which advising them to move to safer areas in view of the notice given by the Cameroonian Government to release excess water from its Lagdo Dam.

Ortom Directs Payment Of All Debts Owed Lobi Stars

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom on Wednesday directed the commissioner of finance David Olofu to calculate all the monies owed to Lobi stars football club and take immediate steps to clear it adding that they had secured all their demands by their recent victory at the Nigerian professional football league.

Buratai Charges Army Personnel On Discipline

2 weeks ago /
Security 

Nigeria's Chief Of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has charged army personnel to inculcate discipline in their various areas of assignment in order to enhance professionalism in their careers.


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